Real-Time Co-Authoring Feature now Available in Microsoft Office Web Apps

By Akemi Iwaya on November 7th, 2013

The lack of a collaboration feature in Microsoft’s Office Web Apps was a big disappointment for many people, but starting this week, that is no longer a problem. Microsoft has added an awesome new collaboration feature to their Office Web Apps that will help you and your co-workers be more productive than ever before, no matter where you are working from.

Screenshot courtesy of the Office 365 Technology Blog.

In addition to the new collaboration feature, new updates such as improved formatting controls, the ability to drag and drop cells, new picture cropping functionality, and more have been added to the Office Web Apps line-up.

You can learn more about the new updates for each of the Office Web Apps and the new collaboration feature via the blog post linked below.

Collaboration just got easier: Real-time co-authoring now available in Office Web Apps

[via Ars Technica]

Akemi Iwaya is a devoted Mozilla Firefox user who enjoys working with multiple browsers and occasionally dabbling with Linux. She also loves reading fantasy and sci-fi stories as well as playing "old school" role-playing games. You can visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 11/7/13
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